Help our future nurses

APNA's Student Nurse Placement Pilot Project


Due to COVID-19, Monash University second year nursing undergraduates are struggling to secure their clinical placement hours—they need our help.

APNA is lending a hand to coordinate placements at primary health care workplaces—including general practice, aged care and community health—across Victoria.

We invite you and your workplace to take part in the project.

As an incentive, your workplace will receive $300 per student you host.

To host a student:

  1. There needs to be nurse supervisor each day of the placement (job share is acceptable)
  2. The nurse supervisor needs to be a registered nurse or nurse practitioner

Each placement lasts for three weeks (15 days). There are five placement periods to choose from. The first period starts on Monday 7 September 2020 and the last period starts Monday 14 December 2020.

Sky's the limit on how many students you host. Whether it be one or 15 students, you're contributing to someone's career and Australia's future health care. 

Below are some useful resources to get your head around the project details:

Registrations for the project have been extended to Monday 31 August.

If you have any questions, please email Sam Moses via Additionally, if you know of any other Victorian practices or primary health care workplaces that would be interested in hosting a student nurse, please give them a nudge and share this webpage.

We hope you can help support the next generation of Australia’s nurses.


Are you interested in hosting students but reside outside Victoria? Register your expression of interest here for our potential national delivery of this program in 2021. 



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